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Harvey Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 310 students

 
 

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Posted October 10, 2009

I have twin boys that attended Harvey and we are very pleased with the entire experience. The teachers, administration and support staff are wonderful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

We have the most awesome events for our students and community. We started the year off with a Back to school BBQ Hot dogs ,Hamb,Brats roasted corn,Good humor Ice cream,cotton candy bouncy houses,climbing wall,velcro bouncers the kids and parents just loved we had a unique barrel rides, and a classic Car show all on a beautiful day In september..we also recycle everthing we can from our events.In october we have our halloween party this year with a new Haunted hallway..we have monthly movie nights..we have a sock hop in February and the most awesome Cultural Folk Fair that a Elementary school could have for there school family and the communtiy..Live entertainment dancers,performers,showing us there cultural costumes and crafts for these different countries that are represented from around the world...We support our children with giving back with our proceeds from our awesome PTA that puts on these events.Put on Sports day and a end of the year all school picnic that I think 10 of us moms cooked and boxed up over 400 hotdogs and all the goodies that went with it..We also have once a month popcorn days wow I know I have missed some things and my typing isnt the greatest but we love our school and love to keeep our children involved and learing and doing more things...oh yes we just had the whole fromty of our school landscaped to make it more beautiful for our school family and our communtiy.We also painted our teachers lounge to help give them a cheery relaxing place to eat lunch...wow thats alot
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2009

Harveys curriculum has really set a solid foundation for my daughter Niara. I'm confident it will help her as she makes the transition to Middle School next year. Thanks Harvey!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2009

They have the best PTA I've ever heard of and they have lots of great after school specials. They also have a pre-k (not every school in Kenosha has this) as well as an enrichment program. They offer tutoring to students who need help and they have a Folk Fair every year that they open to the public all ran on PTA members and volunteers. Harvey very envolved with their community and I think they would give back to not only the school but also the community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2009

My Grandmother went to Harvey, My Mother went to Harvey, I went to Harvey, and now my two children go to Hravey. Although things have definately changed throughout the years, this school still is one of the only schools that I would want my children to attend in our district. Go Lions!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2009

Harvey has a staff that works to ensure that all students will achieve and meet with success. The parents of the students are actively involved in their children's activities at Harvey.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 29, 2009

I have been a parent of Harvey's for 6years, the teachers are awesome and the parent group is the best.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2009

Harvey Elementary School has the best teachers in the entire district. The PTA rocks too!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

We have a great group of caring parents. The PTA has been working hard to come up with creative ways to raise money for the school. Our PTA make affordable activities for the kids and families- not only for the kids at the school but for the whole community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Great teachers! Enrichment program is wonderful. Speech Impact for my son was first rate. My three children have all had wonderful teachers. Hard working PTA creates a Great Educational Cultural Folk Fair each year that is open to the community. Lots of other great events - Back to School Barbeque, Halloween Party, Movie Nights, Dances, Spirit Days and Popcorn Days, active Girl Scout and Boy Scout programs. Parents are involved and kids are well supported in their education. We've had two wonderful principals that care about the kids. Music and Art and Gym teachers are invested in students and create fun and enriching activities for them. My oldest daughter, who is out of Harvey now, says 'It is the best school in the world.'
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2014.

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 34% in 2014.

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
14%

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
91%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 75% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
78%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
81%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 91% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
97%

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
89%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2014.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
42%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
26%

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students36%
Female27%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin43%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled39%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant36%

Reading

All Students14%
Female14%
Male14%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin20%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled8%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant14%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

All Students78%
Female82%
Male76%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin73%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant78%

Math

All Students51%
Female51%
Male52%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin53%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant51%

Reading

All Students29%
Female19%
Male36%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin32%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant29%

Science

All Students73%
Female82%
Male68%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin74%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant73%

Social Studies

All Students97%
Female94%
Male100%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin97%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabledn/a
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant97%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students42%
Female32%
Male50%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin45%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled50%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%
Non-migrant42%

Reading

All Students26%
Female21%
Male29%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin29%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled30%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant26%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 73% 73%
Hispanic 18% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 5% 10%
Multiracial 4% 2%
Asian 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Disabled students 16%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 5%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 98%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 77%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 100%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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Kenosha, WI 53140
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